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Mcoptic Migration

COPTIC MIGRATION The Copts as a community were sedentary by nature and upbringing. They loved the land of their birth and were averse to migration to other countries throughout their long history. The idea of moving from their ancestral home to a new milieu in search of better opportunities dawned upon them only recently, after …

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Abu Sa‘Id Ibn Sayyid Al-Dar Ibn Abi Al-Fadl Al-Masihi

ABU SA‘ID IBN SAYYID AL-DAR IBN ABI AL-FADL AL-MASIHI A “Coptic author who lived about 1322” and who might have been the author of the Canons of Ammonius and Eusebius (Sbath, 1938, 1939). But G. Graf did not treat him as an author and, apparently, by merely mentioning the manuscript without referring to the author’s …

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